January 2022

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Features

Columns

No Happy Dispatch
Static From My Attic
Andy Senior

No Happy Dispatch

Over the past two years all of us have had to recalibrate our definition of “normal.” It used to be typical that we would see

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James Scott’s Honey Moon Rag
Ragtime Vignettes 
Brandon Byrne

James Scott’s Honey Moon Rag

James Scott’s Honey Moon Rag—published in 1916 by Stark Music Company—is a rarely-played Classic Ragtime gem. It possesses many of the characteristics of Scott’s trademark

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Harry Reser
Jazz Birthday
Andy Senior

Harry Reser

Harry Reser was born Harrison Franklin Reser on January 17, 1896, in Piqua, Ohio. Harry, a first cousin of the airplane-inventing Wright Brothers, demonstrated remarkable

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Flora of Essex
My Inspirations
Jeff Barnhart

Raising the Bar with Flora

(Earnest Announcer): When we last left our store-rey, our intrepid trio, having completed their gig on Long Island Sound, was hurtling across the water’s surface

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News

Reviews

Off the Beaten Tracks

The Final Chorus

Table of Contents

January 2022

Vol.7, No.1 January 2022

Features

Anne & Jeff Barnhart: Dynamic Duo of Syncopation, Interview by Bill Hoffman

Classics in Jazz: “I’ve Heard that Song Before…”, by B.A. Nilsson

Humphrey Lyttelton: British Jazz Polymath, by Dave Radlauer

Don Ewell, 1916-1983: An Appreciation, by Hal Smith and Friends

Trombone Was Hailey Brinnel’s Fifth Choice, by Dave Doyle

Elia Bastida: From Classical Violin Student to Jazz Virtuoso, by Garry Berman

A Visit with Galen Wilkes: Ragtime Renaissance Man, by Matthew de Lacey Davidson

News

Big Band Alumni Swing Again

2022 San Diego Jazz Party

    
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